Tail

• (n.) In flying machines, a plane or group of planes used at the rear to confer stability. • (n.) In some forms of rope-laying machine, pieces of rope attached to the iron bar passing through the grooven wooden top containing the strands, for wrapping around the rope to be laid. • (n.) A tailed coat; a tail coat. • (n.) The sid...
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(1) The difference between the average price in Treasury auctions and the stopout price. (2) A future money market instrument (one available some period hence) created by buying an existing instrument and financing the initial portion of its life with a term repo. (3) The extreme end under a probability curve. (4) The odd amount in a MBS pool.
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(from the article `Cosmos`) ...the latter can pull material from the near side of the former into a bridge that temporarily spans the gulf between the two. Encounters between ...
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(tāl) any slender appendage; called also cauda. tail of spermatozoon the flagellum of a spermatozoon; it has four regions: the neck, middle piece, principal piece, and end piece.
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1. <zoology> The terminal, and usually flexible, posterior appendage of an animal. ... The tail of mammals and reptiles contains a series of movable vertebrae, and is covered with flesh and hairs or scales like those of other parts of the body. The tail of existing birds consists of several more or less consolidated vertebrae which supports a...
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1.The difference between the stop out price and the average price in Treasury auctions. 2.The extreme ends of a probability curve. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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empennage noun the rear part of an aircraft
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noun the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
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[Chinese constellation] The Tail mansion (尾宿, pinyin: Wěi Xiù) is one of the Twenty-eight mansions of the Chinese constellations. It is one of the eastern mansions of the Azure Dragon. == Asterisms == ...
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[horse] The tail of the horse and other equines consists of two parts, the dock and the skirt. The dock consists of the muscles and skin covering the coccygeal vertebrae. The term `skirt` refers to the long hairs that fall below the dock. On a horse, long, thick tail hairs begin to grow at the base of the tail, and grow along the top and si...
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[Unix] tail is a program on Unix and Unix-like systems used to display the tail end of a text file or piped data. ==Syntax== The command-syntax is: By default, tail will output the last 10 lines of its input to the standard output. With command line options the amount of output and the units (lines, blocks or bytes) may be changed. In the f...
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Tail adjective (Law) Limited; abridged; reduced; curtailed; as, estate tail .
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Tail intransitive verb 1. (Architecture) To hold by the end; -- said of a timber when it rests upon a wall or other support; -- with in or into . 2. (Nautical) To swing with the stern in a certain direction; -- said of a vessel at anchor; as, this vessel ...
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Tail noun [ French taille a cutting. See Entail , Tally .] (Law) Limitation; abridgment. Burrill. Estate in tail , a limited, abridged, or reduced fee; an estate limited to certain heirs, and from which the other heirs are precluded; -- called also e...
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Tail transitive verb 1. To follow or hang to, like a tail; to be attached closely to, as that which can not be evaded. [ Obsolete] « Nevertheless his bond of two thousand pounds, wherewith he was tailed , continued uncanceled, and was called on the next Parliament.» Fulle...
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A tail is the prolongation of the back-bone in vertebrate animals. It is a portion of the body containing no viscera but consisting solely of bone and muscle. Tails are organs of locomotion in fishes, serve as grasping organs in some monkeys, are weapons of defence in some animals, of offence in some other animals and serve as balancers in some oth...
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Also called the lower order refers to the last batsmen in a teams innings that are usually made up of specialist bowlers and usually contains one rabbit or more. A long tail means that a team contains many specialist bowlers while shorter tails means there are more batsmen/all-rounders in the team. If the tail performs well it is said that the tail...
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Also called the lower order refers to the last batsmen in a teams innings (numbers 8 to 11) that are usually made up of specialist bowlers who may have some skill at batting, and usually contains one rabbit or more. A long tail means that a team contains many specialist bowlers while shorter tails means there are more batsmen/all-rounders in the te...
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Bee sting tail
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Feathers extending from the rear of the bird and used for balance and as an asset to attract potential mates.
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In music, a tail is the part of a note which runs perpendicularly upward or downward from the head; the stem.
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In nematodes: The portion of the body between the anus and the posterior terminus.
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In surgery, a tail is a portion of an incision, at its beginning or end, which does not go through the whole thickness of the skin, and is more painful than a complete incision.
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In typography, the descending, often decorative stroke on the letter ‘Q` or the descending, often curved diagonal stroke on ‘K` or ‘R` is the tail.
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